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Stratford Point Light

 
Location: Long Island Sound / Stratford Point on Housatonic River near Stratford, CT
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

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About Stratford Point Light

The location of the light is Long Island Sound / Stratford Point on Housatonic River. The nearest city is Stratford, CT. The station was first established in 1822. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1881.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 52 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 16 nautical miles. The tower height is 35 ft. The light has a period of 20 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 21230 (U.S.)

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 20 second period, the light is on for less than 10 then off for more than 10.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons
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